26 January, 2021

Sulemaani Keeda

An in-group Ver­sova film that needed more to say hello to the world? Yet anot­her variation of Luck By Chance, albeit from the margins?

Sulemaani Keeda

Starring: Naveen Kasturia, Mayank Tewari, Aditi Vasudev
Directed by Amit Masurkar

What I liked about Sul­e­mani Keeda is the heartwarming portrayal of relationships in a state of flux. In the urban jungle of Mumbai, with people constantly on the move, many a love story, des­pite the right sparks, can remain unexpressed or unresolved. But life moves on. It could even hold true for two writing partners and friends sha­ring a film script, a flat and some t-shirts. While this larger theme held my attention, the more overt concern of the film—looking at the mad world of Bollywood at the fringes—was underwhelming. Yes, the Andheri-Versova-Oshiwara feel might be right, and so too with the crummy...



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